Terms and Conditions

  1. Who We Are
    http://www.northstarventures.co.uk/ (the “Website”) is a website operated by Northstar Ventures Limited (“Northstar”, “Us” or “We”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 05104995 and have our registered office at 5th Floor, Maybrook House, 27 – 35 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE.

  2. Basic Use of the Site
    Visitors to the Website from time to time (“you”) agree that you have read and understood the terms and conditions and you agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions you are not authorised to use this site.

  3. UK Residents
    You acknowledge that the services which we describe in this site are for the attention of UK residents only. If you are not a resident of the UK, DO NOT USE THIS SITE.

  4. Regulation Authority
    Northstar Ventures Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

  5. Changes to the terms and conditions or the Website
    We may amend these terms and conditions from time to time. Every time you wish to use the Website, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. We may update and change the Website from time to time to reflect changes to our users’ needs and our business priorities.

  6. Disclaimer
    The contents of our site are provided for information purposes only. It is not investment advice. Professional advice from an authorised independent adviser should always be sought before acting or relying on any of the information, and we accept no responsibility for any loss, which may arise from reliance on the information in our site, or any site to which we have provided a link.

    Nothing in this website is intended to constitute a financial promotion for the purposes of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. In addition, nothing on this website amounts to a personal recommendation or advice on the merits of any transaction or service. Northstar Ventures Limited is therefore not responsible for providing you with protection afforded to its clients and you should seek your own legal, investment and tax advice before acting on anything contained in this website. This website has been issued by Northstar Ventures Limited, a venture capital fund management company registered in England and Wales and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Northstar Ventures Limited carries out its investment business via The North East (ERDF) Innovation Fund, The North East Proof of Concept Fund, The Accelerator Fund and The North East Social Investment Fund, unregulated Collective Investment Schemes that are not available to the general public.

    This Website is directed towards investee companies and professional advisors only.

  7. Warranty
    Whilst all reasonable care has been taken to ensure that the information available on this site is correct, we are providing this site on an “as is” basis and we make no representation or warranty of any kind regarding the information contained on this site. You should be aware that the information may be incomplete, out of date, inaccurate, incorrect or unsuitable for any purpose. It is therefore essential that you verify all such information with us before taking any action in reliance upon it.

  8. Viruses
    We do not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
    You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access the Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
    You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately.

  9. Liability
    We accept no liability for any information or content contained in external web pages which are linked to this site.

    It is a condition of us allowing you free access to the material on this site that you accept that we exclude all liability for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by your reliance on the information on this site except to the extent we are unable to do so by law. This is a comprehensive exclusion of liability and includes all costs, losses, damages and expenses of any kind including loss of profit, economic loss, loss of goodwill and all and any direct, indirect or consequential loss of any kind. The exclusions and restrictions of liability contained in the terms and conditions are considered reasonable by you.

  10. Data Protection
    Any information you give to us will be stored and used in accordance with our privacy policy set out below.

  11. Intellectual Property
    The contents of these pages are © Northstar Ventures Limited 2019. You may not copy, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, publish, license, use or resell the information or incorporate into any other work, part or all of the material available on the site in any form save that you may:-

    • print or download extracts of the material on this site for your personal non-commercial use; or
    • copy the material on this site for the purpose of sending to individual third parties for their personal non-commercial information provided that you acknowledge us as the source of the material and that you inform the third parties that these conditions apply to them and that they must comply with them;
    • our trademarks, service marks and logos (the “Trade Marks”) are registered and unregistered Trade Marks. Your visit to the website does not grant you a licence or right to use our Trade Marks.

  12. Indemnity
    You agree that you are responsible for and shall pay to Northstar, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers all amounts which cover all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including legal fees reasonably incurred, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your Internet account (including negligent or wrongful conduct), by you or any other person accessing the Website using your Internet account.

  13. General
    Each of the provisions contained in these terms and conditions shall be construed as being independent of every other and if any provision contained in the terms and conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to the limitations on liability, such determination shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the terms and conditions which shall continue in effect. Our site is operated and controlled from the United Kingdom and these terms and conditions and your use of this site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.